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Job ID: 197247

Apartment Complex Director
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2022
Title Apartment Complex Director
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Res Life Admin
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Residential Life


Campus Living invites applications in an effort to fill a 12-month, live-in, Apartment Complex Director position. As an Apartment Complex Director, you are responsible for the general management and residential life functions in one or more apartment villages/complexes housing 500-600 students. You will foster a clean, safe, positive, and inclusive community environment that encourages students to develop their full potential.

This position includes educational, supervisory and administrative functions that promote student engagement, academic success, personal development and a strong sense of community through the implementation of the residential curriculum. Campus Living supports the University at Buffalo’s mission by providing inclusive residential communities, personal growth and learning, every day for every one. The CD helps to set priorities and will provide direction to onsite outsourced contractors for turnover, cleaning, painting, flooring etc. The CD is supervised by an Assistant Director (AD).

This is a 12-month, live-in position, beginning approximately the 3rd week in July. Candidates who have developed skills in the following areas, or an interest in developing skills in these areas, are encouraged to apply.
    • Student and Professional (Graduate and Office Manager) Staff Supervision
    • Programming
    • Residential Curriculum
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Student Conduct
    • Maintenance and Facilities Management
    • Housing Operations
    • Counseling, Helping, and Conflict Management
    • Administrative and Time Management
    • Turnover
Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

Campus Living, a unit within the Division of Student Life, serves to provide the best residential living experience for students at the University at Buffalo. We support the University’s mission by providing residential environments that assist students in being academically and personally successful.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year full-time experience in residence hall or university apartment administration
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills are required.
  • Based on the need to respond to crisis situations and serve on a duty rotation, travel within the campus, between campuses and off the campus is required.
  • Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or a related field.
  • One to three years of full-time experience in university apartment or residence hall administration.
  • Due to the transportation needs of the position, a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred.

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